GATE Students Learn About Karate

GATE Students Learn About Karate

GATE students at Watauga Elementary wrapped up a month of Japanese language learning with a visit to Japan Karate-Do dojo with introductory karate instruction under the direction of chief instructor Kyoshi Howard Smith.  Students put some of their new Japanese language knowledge into practice while trying some  kata techniques directed in Japanese . Sensei John Chandler demonstrated the Samurai sword ceremony and each student received a karate belt.